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29 Cards in this Set

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What is a cell?
The basic unit of living organisms.
What is an animal cell?
A cell with small vacuoles and no cell wall.
What is the mitochondria?
Organelle that produces energy for the cell.
What is chromatin?
Long strands of DNA.
What is the cytoskeleton?
Provides support for the cell and organelles.
What is a eykaryotic cell?
A type of cell with membrane bound structures.
What is the plasma membrane?
Controls what enters and exits cell.
What is a prokaryotic cell?
A type of cell that lacks membrance bound structures.
What is the endoplasmic reticulum?
Folded system of membranes that form network within the cell.
What are ribosomes?
The site of assembly of enzymes and protein.
What are lysosomes?
Organelles that contain digestive enzymes.
What is a plant cell?
A cell with large vacuoles and a cell wall.
What is the golgi apparatus?
Flattened membrane sacs that package proteins for the cell.
What are microtubules?
Thin cylinders made of protein.
What is cytoplasm?
Clear fluid that fills the volume of the cell.
What is chlorophyll?
Green pigment that traps energy for photosynthesis.
What are chloroplasts?
Organelles that transform light energy into chemical energy.
What is the nucleolus?
Organelle that produces tiny structures involved in protein synthesis.
What are plastids?
Storage organelles found only in plant cells.
What are multicellular organisms?
Organisms with many cells.
What are cilia?
Short, hairlike projections on a cell.
What are flagella?
Tail-like projections on a cell that use whiplike motion.
What is a unicellular organism?
An organism with only one cell.
What is a vacuole?
A storage sac found in animal and plant cells.
What is a tissue?
A group of cells functioning together.
What is an organ system?
A group of organs functioning together.
What are organelles?
Membrane bound structures in cells.
What is an organ?
A group of tissues funtioning together.
What is the nucleus?
An organelle that contains DNA and manages cell functions.